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New Poll - how many flyable models do you have?

New Poll - how many flyable models do you have?

...come on then, who's got the most? - 21/5/12

Q: How many flyable models do you have (including ultra micros)?

1-3  
16%

 
 

4-7  
34%

 
 

8-10  
18%

 
 

11-15  
17%

 
 

16-20  
7%

 
 

21-25  
3%

 
 

26-30  
2%

 
 

31-40  
2%

 
 

41-50  
1%

 
 

51-60  
0%

 
 

61-80  
0%

 
 

81-100  
0%

 
 

101-150  
0%

 
 

151-200  
0%

 
 

200+  
0%

 
 

(721 votes)


David Ashby - Moderator21/05/2012 13:15:21
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Come on then, who's got the most? teeth 2

 

 

Edited By David Ashby on 21/05/2012 13:26:59

Cyclicscooby21/05/2012 13:35:37
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It won't be me..

Only 7 I can fly right now, inc 4 UMX's, and the Extra your avatar is holding..

Plus...

1x building

1x no Rx

2x no RC

2x heli's in bits..

 

Luv

Chrisie.. xx

Edited By Cyclicscooby on 21/05/2012 13:43:53

Edited By Cyclicscooby on 21/05/2012 13:44:53

Olly P21/05/2012 13:41:25
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181 photos

I've included the ones without rx's as I can swap them over in moments...

My count is 5, but all would need some sdjustment before I actually committed aviation with them.

I might actually get some flying in next week! - The Thriller, Easy Fly and Hustle lead the pack for flight with minimium adjustment ATM.

crispin church21/05/2012 13:57:31
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442 forum posts
102 photos

11 that needs just a battery / fuel + 4 that would need servos, motors and rx

bede 8, cap, katana,mini jaz , outlaw, extra,reflection biplane, sesqui biplane, cubs,a twin, trainer and others,

so yes i dont need any more really but dont tell the misses always got my eye on something

Major21/05/2012 14:12:57
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610 forum posts
213 photos

As soon as I get ordered props from GS - it will give me huge one model in flyable condition...smiley ... Shift+R improves the quality of this image. Shift+A improves the quality of all images on this page.

Neil Mcrory21/05/2012 14:17:30
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6 planes and six helis. All flight ready and waiting for decent weather. T-Rex 600 is the only one to see any flights lately as it's the only one that can handle the wind.
chris basson21/05/2012 14:21:59
168 forum posts
7 photos
Sadly only 1, moving house has impacted Badly on my building, flying & repairing time so far this year & I now find myself without a decent bench 4 building.
On the Plus side I've got an SC 70 fs that's going to have to go into an ARTF if I'm to get any decent flying time in this year, any suggestions for a 1st Low Winger?
Tom Wright 221/05/2012 14:30:00
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I have included nine Gyrocopters in my total of fifty plus models ....I assume they count ? smile.

The rest are fixed wing of which many could be classed as larger models up to 16ft span , fully equipped and ready to go .

The only foam models are my PL series and the big 182 ,the rest are a mix of traditional scratch built OD ,kits ,plan builds and ARTF.

I am lucky to have a north facing hanger (big spare room ) so its always cool and dry ,this helps a lot to keep the airframes in good condition as some are now over forty years old but still flown several times a year .

The 3 m glider in my thumb nail photo is one of the old ones an own design from the early seventies.

I forgot to include the 10 ft span Blue Monster that has a hanger of it's own.

Tom.

Edited By Tom Wright 2 on 21/05/2012 14:41:28

Tony Bennett21/05/2012 14:40:02
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only 4 that i can drop a battery in and go flying with.

the rest are all part finished builds.

MikeS21/05/2012 14:47:19
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818 forum posts
240 photos

3 that I keep airworthy but 9 in total, the other 5 need servo's and rx's. One is one the building board.

Pete B - Moderator21/05/2012 15:11:24
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13 flyable - if it would stop raining!!! sad

Pete

Turbycat21/05/2012 15:14:28
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594 forum posts
55 photos

I have 5 that are ready to go, just needing fuel. I have an old trainer awaiting renovation and another small biplane that needs an engine. I hope to be ordering 2 more airframes this year as I have two 26cc petrol engines waiting!!

Andy

Alwyn Gee21/05/2012 17:51:24
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194 forum posts
4 photos

Hi

Got 8 I can just pick up and put in the car (not all at once I hasten to add), 2 more, my original foamie E-Flite Apprentice trainer, just needs a rx and a FMS Mustang in need of modification to re-secure the retracts back into the wing. Another 2 more still in their boxes as I've got no room to keep them if I build them up now. All electric and all ARTFs. except one Wildthing slope soarer. SWMBO already giving me earache for the amount of spare bedroom space occupied by planes. No garage or shed big enough to store them.

Alwyn

Rusty C21/05/2012 17:54:58
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29 photos

I am on 5 also all electric 2 of them foam, Oh and it will be 6 in total when the acro foam turns up smile which I am looking forward to review its performance and quality.

Rusty

Peter Miller21/05/2012 18:18:12
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1259 photos
10 articles

I have 15 ready to fly. Would have been 16 but I had to remove the servos for another model and will need the rest of the sdervos for the next model.

And not an ARTF in the lot of them! All ODs

Paul Marsh21/05/2012 19:25:39
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3840 forum posts
1110 photos

I didn't vote. Got more flyable models than 60. 370+ flying models.blush

Should be a "100+" box...

Dave Towell21/05/2012 19:30:57
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214 forum posts
3 photos

For god sake do NOT let my wife see this....... and Yes we all need more.

My count 18 btw with about 6 micro indoor stuff... love me some indoor.

Ady Hayward21/05/2012 20:01:54
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734 forum posts
1224 photos

I've 24 that can fly with addition of an rx or esc, four in build

Ady

Erfolg21/05/2012 20:19:49
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11646 forum posts
1297 photos

Although I do have quite a lot, I found that 2* 6ex did not have enough memories, in addition to my indoor models with their dedicated Tx's, I have now a 8fg, which has all 6 from my 2.4 ex, plus a few more.

Yet the question does arise how many can you actually fly on a regular basis? In my case there are 4 which see action week in, week out. I do have trepidation each time I fly a seldom flown model, mainly because i am no longer familiar with its characteristics.

There is a problem with the UK weather limiting the opportunities to fly when you want.

Then there is the storage issue. I was told at Christmas I could have no more kits as presents. The reason being I have model stored on top of all the wardrobes, in my building room, in the garage and a lot of old IC models im Mums garage.

As PM, very few are ARTFs, even less kits, the majority are OD.

Bob Cotsford21/05/2012 20:21:37
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I clicked on 11-15, but on a count-up I make it 18 switch on and go (ok, bolt on wings, then switch on and go), one that needs a receiver then go, and one that needs a minor repair. One in build and two kits in their boxes.

I need to put some ads on ebay!

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